Easing of diamond sanctions and South African platinum strikes unrest have bolstered Zimbabwe’s production as the rest of the economy struggles.
As the final polls are counted in South Africa, the prospect of another five years under the African National Congress’ increasingly controversial rule gives investors little to cheer about.
Is Africa’s tech movement gearing up to take its startups to the next level?
As the World Economic Forum opens in Nigeria, This Is Africa speaks to the Co-Chair and women’s rights activist.
2014 may be the year the African film industry breaks out of its niche.
Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler has a long history of investing in the country, but his DRC interests are under scrutiny for their lack of transparency.
Turkish businesses and investors are keen on east Africa, but competition with China and opaque deals might dampen their drive.
The success of Nigerian exploration and production company Seplat's $1.9bn IPO indicates that smaller, indigenous companies may be better equipped than the majors to deal with the particular challenges that onshore oil operations in the volatile Niger Delta present.
While the news that wholesale enforcement of laws requiring 51 percent indigenous ownership of foreign assets will not be happening immediately might allow businesses operating in Zimbabwe to breath a sigh of relief, there is no indication that the shift will be a permanent one as ruling party factions fight for the country’s political future.
Across Kenya, drilling activity and investment in oil and gas discoveries is on the rise, and the regulatory landscape is also taking shape - but is it up to the task?
Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa
Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.
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